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The director Claire Denis shuffles timeframes to no great purpose, though her real error is failing to spot the insoluble contradiction in Huppert's character: how can a woman so resourceful be so blind to the realities around her?
While we get the idea Denis knows what she's doing with the metaphor of racial recompense in her movie, whether or not she "gets" the idea of fleshy, full-bodied characters grounded in a sense of viewer compassion is still up in the air.
Despite its "postcolonial" reputation, this film does not allow a single African--especially the most important character--to have a single important speech. The rebel soldiers function mainly as zombies breaking down plantation doors to kill people.